Instructables: exploring - technology - arduino - arduino - popular http://www.instructables.com Sat, 25 Apr 2015 00:04:05 PDT BLOX v1.01 DIY Motion Detection SMS Alarm System http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Motion-Detection-SMS-Alarm-System/
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Fri, 24 Apr 2015 08:57:56 PDT
Add bluetooth to your Arduino project - Arduino+HC-06 http://www.instructables.com/id/Add-bluetooth-to-your-Arduino-project-ArduinoHC-06/
Add bluetooth to your Arduino project - Arduino+HC-06 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCB/A8W9/HYZX90EE/FCBA8W9HYZX90EE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCB/A8W9/HYZX90EE/FCBA8W9HYZX90EE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCB/A8W9/HYZX90EE/FCBA8W9HYZX90EE.SMALL.jpg yhtomitsy Wouldn't you love to switch on and off the lights in your house without having to raise a finger? (well, technically you would have to raise a finger or two, but you get the jist of the story). The good news is that you can. All you needs is an arduino, HC-06 bluetooth module, some relays and a litt...
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Tue, 19 Aug 2014 02:04:14 PDT
Arduino Voltage Sensor 0-25V http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Voltage-Sensor-0-25V/
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Wed, 22 Apr 2015 01:55:27 PDT
Automated Intervalometer from a cheap shutter release Cable http://www.instructables.com/id/Automated-Intervalometer-from-a-cheap-shutter-rele/
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Mon, 20 Apr 2015 15:55:37 PDT
Multipurpose Activity Monitor http://www.instructables.com/id/Multipurpose-Activity-Monitor/
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Mon, 20 Apr 2015 13:41:41 PDT
Simple Arduino Wireless Burglar Alarm http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Arduino-Wireless-Burglar-Alarm/
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Mon, 20 Apr 2015 08:19:12 PDT
How to Control a Nixie Tube with an Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Control-a-Nixie-Tube-with-an-Arduino/
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Mon, 20 Apr 2015 11:07:27 PDT
Infrared Tachometer using Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Infrared-Tachometer-using-Arduino/
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Sat, 18 Apr 2015 17:23:47 PDT
How To Easily Test a Microcontroller with a Logic Analyzer http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Easily-Test-a-Microcontroller-with-a-Logic-/
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Sat, 18 Apr 2015 14:45:44 PDT
RunningHam Palace - Online Hamsters http://www.instructables.com/id/RunningHam-Palace-Online-Hamsters/
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Fri, 17 Apr 2015 21:08:25 PDT
Add Simple Bluetooth to Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Add-Simple-Bluetooth-to-Arduino/
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Thu, 16 Apr 2015 17:31:33 PDT
Through-Glass Doorbell http://www.instructables.com/id/Through-Glass-Doorbell/
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Thu, 16 Apr 2015 12:52:29 PDT
CarTracker http://www.instructables.com/id/CarTracker/
CarTracker - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZB/WDPC/I8J9VY08/FZBWDPCI8J9VY08.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZB/WDPC/I8J9VY08/FZBWDPCI8J9VY08.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZB/WDPC/I8J9VY08/FZBWDPCI8J9VY08.SMALL.jpg msuzuki777 Have you come out of a store and said to yourself, where did I park my car? Well, I have. Now, there are a lot of smartphone applications that can help you locate your car but smartphones are expensive.So this Lazy Old Geek (L.O.G.) decided to make my own. HowItWorks:When you park your car, you pre...
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Thu, 16 Apr 2015 10:05:54 PDT
Servo Controlled Marble Maze Build 2 http://www.instructables.com/id/Servo-Controlled-Marble-Maze-Build-2/
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Wed, 15 Apr 2015 12:34:13 PDT
Arduino DUE Guitar Pedal - Open Hardware. http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Guitar-Pedal-Open-Hardware/
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Sun, 12 Apr 2015 14:25:57 PDT
IoT Command Center http://www.instructables.com/id/IoT-Command-Center/
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Sun, 12 Apr 2015 00:46:06 PDT
Controlling Arduino with Gamepad http://www.instructables.com/id/Controlling-Arduino-with-Gamepad/
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Sun, 12 Apr 2015 10:40:00 PDT
FM radio with "old style" LED Bargraph Frequency display http://www.instructables.com/id/arduino-fm-radio-with-LED-bar-graph/
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Sat, 11 Apr 2015 14:27:58 PDT
DIY Arduino controlled Egg-Bot http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Arduino-controlled-Egg-Bot/
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Fri, 10 Apr 2015 10:33:27 PDT
A newbie's guide to setup ESP8266 with Arduino Mega 2560 or Uno http://www.instructables.com/id/noobs-guide-to-ESP8266-with-Arduino-Mega-2560-or-U/
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Sun, 21 Dec 2014 23:21:59 PST
Arduino LED Audio Spectrum http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-LED-Audio-Spectrum/
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Mon, 6 Apr 2015 00:57:13 PDT
Blind Opening Alarm Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/Blind-Opening-Alarm-Clock/
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Mon, 6 Apr 2015 18:59:50 PDT
Arduino 3.3V http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-33V/
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Sat, 4 Apr 2015 13:25:34 PDT
How to create your own candy grabber machine‬‏ using Arduino & 1Sheeld http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-create-your-own-candy-grabber-machine-using/
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Sun, 5 Apr 2015 04:53:38 PDT
ROV TANK with Gimbal http://www.instructables.com/id/ROV-TANK-with-Gimbal/
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Thu, 2 Apr 2015 18:48:04 PDT
Arduino LED Strip Crib/Bed Night Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-LED-Strip-CribBed-Night-Light/
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Fri, 3 Apr 2015 04:46:53 PDT
How to make a cheap Attiny Arduino Board http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-cheap-Attiny-Arduino-Board/
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Fri, 3 Apr 2015 02:24:53 PDT
Smart Thermostat http://www.instructables.com/id/Smart-Thermostat/
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Wed, 1 Apr 2015 21:48:34 PDT
Arduino Ethernet Camera http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Ethernet-Camera/
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Wed, 1 Apr 2015 20:36:30 PDT
Program an ATmega168/328 with codebender http://www.instructables.com/id/Program-an-ATmega168328-with-codebender/
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Thu, 2 Apr 2015 03:57:21 PDT
SIMPLE ARDUINO ULTRASONIC SENSOR DOOR ALARM / motion detector NO PIR !!!! http://www.instructables.com/id/SIMPLE-ARDUINO-ULTRASONIC-SENSOR-DOOR-ALARM-/
SIMPLE ARDUINO ULTRASONIC SENSOR DOOR ALARM / motion detector NO PIR !!!! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRF/3FEE/HPFZS3L7/FRF3FEEHPFZS3L7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRF/3FEE/HPFZS3L7/FRF3FEEHPFZS3L7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRF/3FEE/HPFZS3L7/FRF3FEEHPFZS3L7.SMALL.jpg AY Electronics HELLO EVERYONE.before i start, be sure to check my video if you prefer a video tutorialToday I decided i wanted to build an alarm for my room, when I searched online all door alarms used the PIR sensor, unfortunately mine was faulty. and that"s when I decided to build my own alarm using an ultrasoni...
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Sat, 4 Jan 2014 04:32:57 PST
ESP8266 WiFi touch screen thermostat http://www.instructables.com/id/ESP8266-WiFi-touch-screen-thermostat/
ESP8266 WiFi touch screen thermostat - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMG/IVN3/I7MYB9JD/FMGIVN3I7MYB9JD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMG/IVN3/I7MYB9JD/FMGIVN3I7MYB9JD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMG/IVN3/I7MYB9JD/FMGIVN3I7MYB9JD.SMALL.jpg EasyIoT In this tutorial we will show how to build WiFi controlled thermostat with ESP8266, Arduino and touch screen display. Thermostat will also show other info, like weather forecast and temperature outside. Total cost for thermostat is about 40EUR, which is price for basic commercial thermostat in shop...
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Mon, 30 Mar 2015 01:38:33 PDT
Galileo's Finger - An Open Source Astronomy Learning Tool http://www.instructables.com/id/Galileos-Finger-An-Open-Source-Astronomy-Learning-/
Galileo's Finger - An Open Source Astronomy Learning Tool - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPB/S28G/I81GBTU3/FPBS28GI81GBTU3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPB/S28G/I81GBTU3/FPBS28GI81GBTU3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPB/S28G/I81GBTU3/FPBS28GI81GBTU3.SMALL.jpg K.Crankshaw WARNING: THE FOLLOWING PROJECT USES LASERS. PLEASE CHECK YOUR LOCAL AREA RULES ABOUT LASER USAGE. PLEASE BE CAREFUL AS HIGH POWERED LASERS CAN ALSO DAMAGE YOUR EYES. I CANNOT BE HELD RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY CONSEQUENCES OF USE.Given the opportunity to use one of the Intel Galileo boards, we wanted to b...
By: K.Crankshaw

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Mon, 30 Mar 2015 11:27:17 PDT
Arduino Useless Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Useless-Box/
Arduino Useless Box - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHY/VDFF/I7RGMXPZ/FHYVDFFI7RGMXPZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHY/VDFF/I7RGMXPZ/FHYVDFFI7RGMXPZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHY/VDFF/I7RGMXPZ/FHYVDFFI7RGMXPZ.SMALL.jpg Vagelis Chantzis What's in the box???Is it doing something???Is it going to hurt me???Just hit the switch guys!!! Nothing will hurt you, maybe...Really now, this project is about a box with an Arduino in it. It does nothing. Literally. It is in a bad mood and all it wants is to be left alone. Can you make it happy? ...
By: Vagelis Chantzis

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Mon, 30 Mar 2015 03:29:56 PDT
RC car hack - bluetooth controlled via Android app http://www.instructables.com/id/RC-car-hack-bluetooth-controlled-via-Android-app/
RC car hack - bluetooth controlled via Android app - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNI/LHK0/I7MY7S3N/FNILHK0I7MY7S3N.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNI/LHK0/I7MY7S3N/FNILHK0I7MY7S3N.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNI/LHK0/I7MY7S3N/FNILHK0I7MY7S3N.SMALL.jpg silver_a I'm sure that each of you can find at home unused RC car. This instruction will help you change your old RC car to original gift :) Due to the fact that the RC car I had was small in size I have chosen Arduino Pro Mini as a main controller. Another important module that I've used in this project is ...
By: silver_a

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Sun, 29 Mar 2015 16:07:31 PDT
Arduino Parola Zone Time Msg Display http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Parola-Zone-Time-Msg-Display/
Arduino Parola Zone Time Msg Display - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGA/INQH/I7MXOW9J/FGAINQHI7MXOW9J.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGA/INQH/I7MXOW9J/FGAINQHI7MXOW9J.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGA/INQH/I7MXOW9J/FGAINQHI7MXOW9J.SMALL.jpg jollifactory We have built quite a few projects using our jolliFactory designed Bi-color (Red and Green) LED Matrix Driver Module kits and have published them as instructables here. Each of these modules uses two MAX7219 Display Driver ICs to drive a Bi-color LED Matrix. These ICs are excellent because they take...
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Fri, 27 Mar 2015 09:08:20 PDT
Fish feeding themselves http://www.instructables.com/id/Fish-feeding-themselves/
Fish feeding themselves - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FU7/YV92/I7KBE1ZW/FU7YV92I7KBE1ZW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU7/YV92/I7KBE1ZW/FU7YV92I7KBE1ZW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU7/YV92/I7KBE1ZW/FU7YV92I7KBE1ZW.SMALL.jpg RoboPandaPDX The object of this invention is to train fish to feed themselves. I tend to be forgetful, and days tend to bleed into each other. So I forget to feed the fish or think I have already done it. I needed a machine that could feed them on a regular schedule. So as I thought about timers and buttons and ...
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Mon, 23 Mar 2015 18:44:59 PDT
The Burn Wheel - Airwheel with Integrated Biometrics and Lighting http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Burn-Wheel-Airwheel-with-Integrated-Biometrics/
The Burn Wheel - Airwheel with Integrated Biometrics and Lighting - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMZ/875U/I7MXIPY3/FMZ875UI7MXIPY3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMZ/875U/I7MXIPY3/FMZ875UI7MXIPY3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMZ/875U/I7MXIPY3/FMZ875UI7MXIPY3.SMALL.jpg jneong Follow me as I build biometric (fingerprint) security, integrated front and rear lighting, and more, into my new Airwheel Q3 self-balancing unicycle for a Burning Man 2015 conveyance! While this is an advanced skill level project, I tried to take copious amounts of photos and created notes all over ...
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Mon, 23 Mar 2015 18:38:27 PDT
NFC Door Lock with the Qduino Mini (under $100) http://www.instructables.com/id/NFC-Door-Lock-with-the-Qduino-Mini-under-100/
NFC Door Lock with the Qduino Mini (under $100) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FT9/Y4EJ/I7L6TAOT/FT9Y4EJI7L6TAOT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT9/Y4EJ/I7L6TAOT/FT9Y4EJI7L6TAOT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT9/Y4EJ/I7L6TAOT/FT9Y4EJI7L6TAOT.SMALL.jpg Qtechknow Have you ever wanted to unlock your front door with just your bus pass, a tag, or an old hotel room key? Now you can with the NFC Door Lock, for under $100! It's a super compact Qduino Mini (Arduino-compatible) powered door lock that senses when there is an NFC tag present, unlocks your door usin...
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Mon, 23 Mar 2015 19:18:30 PDT
Making a Mini Self-balancing Car in Two Steps http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-a-Mini-Self-balancing-Car-in-Two-Steps/
Making a Mini Self-balancing Car in Two Steps - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FP5/NG5W/I7SVYEFZ/FP5NG5WI7SVYEFZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP5/NG5W/I7SVYEFZ/FP5NG5WI7SVYEFZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP5/NG5W/I7SVYEFZ/FP5NG5WI7SVYEFZ.SMALL.jpg ITEAD STUDIO A self-stabilizing motor that will never fall sounds great. Many geeks playing arduino has come out of many self-stabilizing projects like self-stabilizing platform, motorbike etc. In this instructable we will introduce an amazing arduino shield that can help you make a self-stabilizing project easi...
By: ITEAD STUDIO

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Fri, 20 Mar 2015 01:09:18 PDT
Website Down Alarm http://www.instructables.com/id/Website-Down-Alarm/
Website Down Alarm - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTS/H06J/I3BH6B1L/FTSH06JI3BH6B1L.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTS/H06J/I3BH6B1L/FTSH06JI3BH6B1L.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTS/H06J/I3BH6B1L/FTSH06JI3BH6B1L.SMALL.jpg SelkeyMoonbeam If your website goes down, you want to be the first to know. Make it obvious when there's a problem by hooking up a big alarm light to a Tessel, which will ping your website every few seconds to check for trouble.This project can also be viewed on the Tessel Projects Page. Materials You will need...
By: SelkeyMoonbeam

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Fri, 5 Dec 2014 11:29:09 PST
Croccolino Pet Feeder! http://www.instructables.com/id/Croccolino-Pet-Feeder/
Croccolino Pet Feeder! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBH/ZVGV/I7ELEMH9/FBHZVGVI7ELEMH9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBH/ZVGV/I7ELEMH9/FBHZVGVI7ELEMH9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBH/ZVGV/I7ELEMH9/FBHZVGVI7ELEMH9.SMALL.jpg prnet Maaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaoooooooowwwwwwww!Have you ever been outside your home for a couple of days? Don't you have someone that can feed your pet during your absence? Or have you ever wanted to automatize the feeding of your pet? CROCCOLINO FEEDER is the answer.I built this project as a little challenge a...
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Thu, 19 Mar 2015 09:50:55 PDT
Solar Powered GPS Hiking Logger http://www.instructables.com/id/Solar-Powered-GPS-Hiking-Logger/
Solar Powered GPS Hiking Logger - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWV/PKRC/I7CCH444/FWVPKRCI7CCH444.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWV/PKRC/I7CCH444/FWVPKRCI7CCH444.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWV/PKRC/I7CCH444/FWVPKRCI7CCH444.SMALL.jpg spyclub The concept here is simple, I want to be able to log where I go on my walks so that after my walk I can see where I have been. In the past I have used GPS on my phone, but when going on an all day (8 hour) hike, by the end of the day my phone is flat and I cannot even make phone calls.I have been gi...
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Wed, 18 Mar 2015 13:00:50 PDT
Real-time BitCoin Price monitor using LED Matrix, Arduino and 1Sheeld http://www.instructables.com/id/Real-time-BitCoin-Price-monitor-using-LED-Matrix-A/
Real-time BitCoin Price monitor using LED Matrix, Arduino and 1Sheeld - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3O/RCJW/I7CCF7O4/F3ORCJWI7CCF7O4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3O/RCJW/I7CCF7O4/F3ORCJWI7CCF7O4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3O/RCJW/I7CCF7O4/F3ORCJWI7CCF7O4.SMALL.jpg ashraf nabil Basically, this projects illustrate how update the price of BitCoin in USD in real time and displaying the price on a large LED matrix that we have hacked to let it communicate with Arduino instead of the PC.We have faced some troubles in the project as hacking the LED matrix which was used only to ...
By: ashraf nabil

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Wed, 18 Mar 2015 05:45:16 PDT
Ambilight, 4-channels [Arduino Mega2560] http://www.instructables.com/id/Ambilight-4-channels-Arduino-Mega2560/
Ambilight, 4-channels [Arduino Mega2560] - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHX/LQ7C/I7CCGGHZ/FHXLQ7CI7CCGGHZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHX/LQ7C/I7CCGGHZ/FHXLQ7CI7CCGGHZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHX/LQ7C/I7CCGGHZ/FHXLQ7CI7CCGGHZ.SMALL.jpg h0uri Ambilight is a an invention first made by philips , you can check this VIDEO for more infocheck this live simulation if interested with this instructable you can have an almost the same for your pc screen.many methods can achieve this goal, explaned some easier and less components demanding methods ...
By: h0uri

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Wed, 18 Mar 2015 09:55:19 PDT
Starry Night Play Tent http://www.instructables.com/id/Starry-Night-Play-Tent/
Starry Night Play Tent - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHF/GSGA/I7D5WL3C/FHFGSGAI7D5WL3C.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHF/GSGA/I7D5WL3C/FHFGSGAI7D5WL3C.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHF/GSGA/I7D5WL3C/FHFGSGAI7D5WL3C.SMALL.jpg jeanne.stroud.5 This indoor play tent is a project I made for my INLS 534: Youth and Technologies class at UNC Chapel Hill. The "stars" inside the tent are LED lights powered by the Lilypad Arduino. You can view the lights in action here. It is simple to make, but it not a project that can be completed in one day.D...
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Tue, 17 Mar 2015 13:55:51 PDT
Arduino Nano based Hexbug Scarab Robotic Spider http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Nano-based-Hexbug-Scarab-Robotic-Spider/
Arduino Nano based Hexbug Scarab Robotic Spider - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3N/QHC5/I7CCCMB6/F3NQHC5I7CCCMB6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3N/QHC5/I7CCCMB6/F3NQHC5I7CCCMB6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3N/QHC5/I7CCCMB6/F3NQHC5I7CCCMB6.SMALL.jpg arkhipenko The Idea:To build a programmable robotic spider based on Hexbug Scarab, equipped with the following sensor suite: Ultrasonic distance sensor Infrared obstacle sensor Gyroscope Accelerometer Laser pointer (just for fun)The robot should be able to do a lot of things. Among them...
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Mon, 16 Mar 2015 15:54:07 PDT
( Wrist-watch enabled) Home automation via Twitter http://www.instructables.com/id/Twitter-Home-Control-at-7/
( Wrist-watch enabled) Home automation via Twitter - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F05/Z12X/I7GS6DTG/F05Z12XI7GS6DTG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F05/Z12X/I7GS6DTG/F05Z12XI7GS6DTG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F05/Z12X/I7GS6DTG/F05Z12XI7GS6DTG.SMALL.jpg adhesh This is an Instructable to make a Twitter controlled Home Automation system for your house in less than 7$ (Rs.450). This tutorial includes setting up Python, Arduino as well as Twitter to build your very own Twitter controlled personal assistant. The main reason I built this is to turn on the AC an...
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Sat, 14 Mar 2015 21:54:26 PDT
Built-in Hackduino (Arduino) Ultrasonic Parking Guide http://www.instructables.com/id/Hackduino-Arduino-Ultrasonic-Parking-Guide/
Built-in Hackduino (Arduino) Ultrasonic Parking Guide - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPU/417H/I7AAZBSP/FPU417HI7AAZBSP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPU/417H/I7AAZBSP/FPU417HI7AAZBSP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPU/417H/I7AAZBSP/FPU417HI7AAZBSP.SMALL.jpg mindtesterdev This is a hackduino parking guide that fits in an old work box, so it can be built into to the wall in your garage. Originally I was going to use the Arduino with the ultrasonic distance sensor to control an actual traffic light, but I decided to be a little more subtle since it turns out actual tra...
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Sat, 14 Mar 2015 23:18:25 PDT
Arduino Simple POV Display http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Simple-POV-Display/
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Sat, 14 Mar 2015 05:31:22 PDT